fundraiser fundraiser  /ˈfənd ˌreɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who solicits financial contributions
  2. (n) a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money

Usage(s):

  • Investment banker Hassan Nemazee sits in his living room before a fundraiser in New York.

News

  1. Pet Protectors fundraiser is Saturday

    A fundraiser to benefit Pet Protectors is set for Saturday, June 15, 11-3 p.m., rain or shine, at Walmart on Bridgeport Avenue. Assorted baked goods, dog and cat items, toys for children and more, including information on rescued animals in need of homes. Donations accepted.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Huntington Herald

  2. Fundraiser to be held for teen with cancer

    FORT MOHAVE—A special fundraiser by We Care Cancer Support Center will be held Saturday for a local Fort Mohave teen to help with costs of an impending surgical procedure after being diagnosed with a type of testicular cancer two months ago.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mohave Daily News

  3. Fundraiser Today for Family of Young Tornado Victim

    A fundraiser is being held today in Fond du Lac for a couple whose daughter died in last month's devastating tornado in Moore, OK.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBAY Green Bay

Quotes

  1. McCain said Obama "talked about siding with the people, just before he flew off to Hollywood for a fundraiser with Barbra Streisand and his celebrity friends." "Senator Obama's not interested in the politics of hope; he's interested in his...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: John McCain Source: The South African Star

  2. "Today, John McCain is having a different kind of meeting," Obama said during a town meeting at the College of Southern Nevada. "He's holding a fundraiser with George Bush behind closed doors in Arizona. No cameras. No reporters. And we all...
    on May 27, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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